Ralf Berger: Curriculum Vitae

Born in Düsseldorf
Study of sculpture at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
master pupil
Lives and works in Berlin and Düsseldorf

Scholarships:
1999 Work scholarship of the Kunstfonds e.V. Bonn
1998 Ringenberg Scholarship of the Derik-Baegert Society
1997 Peter Mertes Scholarship
0000 Award for Visual Arts of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
1997 Scholarship - Atelier-Bilk, Marlies & Esther Schulhoff, Düsseldorf
1995 Travel scholarship Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf

Solo exhibitions:
2018 - HINTENHERUM-Martin Layer-Pritzko Art Projects, Düsseldorf
2013 - Black Forest - Art Space Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf
2012 - Fresh Environment - Villa Goecke, Krefeld
2008 - Consensus - Gallery Luis Campana, Cologne
2005 - Innocence of facts - Gallery Luis Campana, Cologne
2004 - Home Works - Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam (NL)
2003 - Berger Church - Gallery Luis Campana, Cologne
2002 - Sculpture Kit - multi-storey car park in the Malkastenpark, Düsseldorf
2001 - Welcome, I cannot help you - Gallery Luis Campana, Cologne
2000 - Touch me, I'm sick - Gallery Luis Campana, Cologne
1999 - Double Trouble - Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld
0000 - Routine intoxication - Galerie Luis Campana, Cologne
0000 - What are you doing in my place? - Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam (NL)
1998 - Ralf Berger - Former Imperial Abbey Aachen, Kornelimünster
0000 - Last Chance - Castle Ringenberg, Hamminkeln
1997 - Basics - Gallery Luis Campana, Cologne
0000 - Windows 1997 - Art Association for the Rhineland and Westphalia, Düsseldorf
0000 - Problem Zones - Kunstverein Bonn, Bonn
0000 - Outside Studio - Studio Fellowship, Esther & Marlies Schulhoff, Düsseldorf
1996 - I think I know what I see - Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
1995 - Salivatio - Gallery Luis Campana, Cologne
1993 - The Wedding of Heaven and Hell - Room 1, Düsseldorf

Group exhibitions:
2018 -Rest Room - Exhibition: Antichambre at Hotel Friends with S. Ristow, Düsseldorf
2016 -PRECARIOUS - Gallery Stephanie Kelly, Dresden (with Nadja Kurz and Wilhelm Mundt)
0000 -Private collection (with Gregor Schneider). Private collection R&R Dahmen, Düsseldorf
0000 -"...AND THERE WAS TIME..." - Centro de Artes Fundacion Helga de Alvear, Caceres (ES)
2014 - UEBER ECK - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf
0000 - DEEPGREY - Deepgrey Offices in cooperation with 701 e.V., Düsseldorf
0000 - Another place - another space together - Quadrienale Düsseldorf 2014, Düsseldorf
0000 - You and your exhibitions - Art from NRW in the former Imperial Abbey of Aachen, Kornelimünster
0000 - Approach To Realities - Art Space Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf
2013 - Rembrandt calls - Villa Goecke, Krefeld
2006 - total loss - curated by Gregor Schneider, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
0000 - Capri battery - la prima - Fondazione Mora,
0000 - Institution di Scienze della Comunicazione, Naples (I)
2005 - Your Spaces for Art - Kunstverein Bonn, Bonn
0000 - Bremen Freedom - Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen
0000 - Those who have doubled parked - Multi-storey car park in Malkastenpark, Düsseldorf
0000 - Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Foundation Marcelino Botin, Santander (ES)
2004 - actionbutton / My little TV-Kit 3 - The State Russian Museum, Benois Wing, St. Petersburg (RU)
0000 - actionbutton / My little TV-Kit 2 - The State Russian Museum, Marble Place, St. Petersburg (RU)
2003 -CHOKABLOCK STOCK II - Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amstersam (NL)
0000 -Actionbutton / My little TV-Kit 1 - Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
2002 - Homeless Works - City House Ulm, Ulm
2001 - Scenarios or a tendency towards the theatre - Kunstverein Bonn, Bonn
0000 - Ellen de Bruijne Projects (with Saskia Jansen), Amstersam (NL)
0000 - Homeless Works - Art Association Bonn, Bonn
0000 - House of Games - Festival A/D Werf, Utrecht (NL)
2000 - Exchange rate 1995 - 2000 - Municipal Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
0000 - Holes (with Björn Dahlem and Gregor Schneider) Gallery Luis Campana, Cologne
0000 - Lectures/readings/video screenings/introductions - Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam (NL)
1999 - Häck-Mäck - Organisation of everyday life (with Sonja Alhäuser) - Förderverein für akkutelle Kunst, Münster
0000 - mode of art - Art Association for the Rhineland and Westphalia, Düsseldorf
0000 - Renania Libre - Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid (ES)
0000 - New star (with Thomas Rentmeister) - Ellen de Bruijne Projects, Amsterdam (NL)
0000 - The School of Athens (with Gregor Schneider, John Bock, Jonathan Meese). German Art Today, Athens (GR)
1998 - El nino - Municipal Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
0000 - Ralf Berger and Michael Fuchs - NRW Prizewinners, Art from NRW, Aachen
0000 - Escale (with Markus Karsties), Düsseldorf
1997 - windows 97 - Art Association for the Rhineland, Düsseldorf
0000 - Problem areas (with Sonja Alhäuser) - Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
1996 - Centr(e)dge (with David Regehr, Jeremy Whitehurst) - the tannery, London (GB)
1995 - Everyday sculpture (with Vero Pfeiffer) - Galerie M. + R. Fricke, Düsseldorf
1994 - Greenhouse 6 - Art Museum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf

Performances:
2018 - "Pssst" Hotel Friends Düsseldorf, Kurt. M. Bochynek/W. Oyster man
2016 - Inflator Drift - Private Collection R&R Dahmen, Düsseldorf
2014 - Revolutionary Institution - Atelier am Eck, Düsseldorf
2013 - Self-service - Kunstraum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf
2012 - What remains for you is my memory - Villa Goecke, Krefeld
0000 - Obscurant - Clay Quarry Museum, Duisburg
2008 - Modern Tyranny - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf
2004 - Faile - MMK / Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
0000 - Self-calming - Galerie van Horn, Düsseldorf
2001 - I'm the besst audience - House of Games, Festival A/D Werf, Utrecht (NL)
0000 - Last round - Galerie Luis Campana, Cologne
0000 - For the blind idiot - Art Association Bonn, Bonn
2000 - Isolation Transfer - Gallery Luis Campana, Cologne
1999 - Above is still on the head - Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld
1998 - So long so good - Former Imperial Abbey Aachen, Kornelimünster
1997 - Living Weight - Atelier Bilk, Düsseldorf
0000 - Phoenix - Gallery Luis Campana, Cologne
0000 - Pre-carriage / post-carriage - Galerie Luis Campana, Cologne
1996 - Precise folly - The Tannery, London (GB)
0000 - How to conscientiously waste your time. Municipal Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
0000 - Be gone later! - 5th International Dance Festival, Munich
1995 - Why should you leave your bed? - Düsseldorf Art Academy, Düsseldorf
1994 - Privilege - Arte Viva, Naples (I)
1993 - Sitting on top of the world - Kronenberg/Eifel
0000 - Clearance - Giessen Theatre Festival

Catalogues:
- Schaf und Ruder / Wool and Water, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, edited by Gregor Jansen, Düsseldorf, 2016, p. 15
- Ralf Berger. Catalogue for the exhibition "Black Forest", Kunstraum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf 2013
- PARKHAUS. Edited by Karl Heinz Rummeny, multi-storey car park in Malkastenpark, Düsseldorf
- 2013 Artist In Düsseldorf. by Thomas Hirsch. Hrsgg. Peter Liese/Ricarda Niks. Edition Biograph, Salon Verlag, 2007
- Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. An Exhibition on the presence of white accompanied by some red and little black. Commisario: Udo Kittelmann, 2005,
- Fundacion Marcelino Botin con la colaboracion del Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt am Main; Ralf Berger - Little Beats; p. 25
- The School of Athens. German art today. Edited by Hellenic Art Galleries Association (with the support of the Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach), 1999; - pp. 26-29
- Works 1993-98, edited by Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld 1999
- fashion of art. Catalogue for the exhibition from 24 July to 10 October 1999, published by the Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf. S. 34-37
- I think I know what I'm seeing. Published by Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Möchengladbach. Text: Veit Loers, Mönchengladbach, 1998
- El Nino. Abteiberg Municipal Museum, Mönchengladbach. Text: Veit Loies, Mönchengladbach, 1998
- Ralf Berger. 1997 Award Winner for Visual Arts of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, former. Imperial Abbey Aachen, Kornelimünster, 1998
- Windows 97 - The exhibition project - Container am Grabbeplatz, Düsseldorf. The documentation. Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, 1997
- excellent. Published by the Ministry for Urban Development, Culture and Sport of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Düsseldorf 1997, p. 4-7
- Ralf Berger. Bonner Kunstverein - Peter Mertes Scholarship 1997. Published by Bonner Kunstverein. Text: Annelie Pohlen and Harald Uhr, Bonn, 1997
- SALDO. 23 years Rinke class. Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf in the Ehrenhof, Düsseldorf